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2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

October 19, 2018

The Pennsylvania chapters of the Federalist Society hosted the 2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference on October 19 at the Pyramid Club in Philadelphia. Audio and video from the conference are now available on the schedule page.

 

CLE: 4 hours of Pennsylvania state CLE credit will be available.

Cost to Attend

  • $20 Members & Government 
  • $30 Non-members
  • $10 Students

*Prices will be $15 higher on-site.*

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10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Opening Address by Ronald D. Castille

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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On October 19, 2018, the Federalist Society's Pennsylvania chapters hosted the 2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference in Philadelphia. The opening address by Hon. Ronald Castille covered the interplay between state and federal courts.

  • Hon. Ronald D. Castille, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania (1994-2014); Chief Justice (2008-2014)
  • Introduction: Greg Teufel, Founder, OGC Law and President, Pittsburgh Lawyers Chapter

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11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Panel 1: Approaches to Constitutional and Statutory Interpretation

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • State Courts
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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On October 19, 2018, the Federalist Society's Pennsylvania chapters hosted the 2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference in Philadelphia. The first panel discussed their different approaches to constitutional and statutory interpretation.

  • Hon. Anne E. Covey, Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court
  • Prof. Michael Moreland, University Professor of Law and Religion, Villanova University, Charles Widger School of Law and Director, Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy, Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law
  • Hon. David N. Wecht, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Moderator: David R. Osborne, President and General Counsel, The Fairness Center

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12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Lunch and Keynote Address by Jeffrey Sutton

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Federal Courts • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments • Federalism & Separation of Powers
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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On October 19, 2018, the Federalist Society's Pennsylvania chapters hosted the 2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference in Philadelphia. The luncheon address by Hon. Jeffrey Sutton of the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals covered the role of state constitutions and state courts in formulating American constitutional law.

  • Hon. Jeffrey S. Sutton - U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • Introduction: Matthew Hank, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson PC and President, Philadelphia Lawyers Chapter

51 Imperfect Solutions: States and the Making of American Constitutional Law

Speakers

2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Panel 2: Hot Topics in Pennsylvania Courts

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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On October 19, 2018, the Federalist Society's Pennsylvania chapters hosted the 2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference in Philadelphia. The second panel covered a wide array of cases in the Pennsylvania appellate courts.

  • Hon. P. Kevin Brobson, Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania
  • Hon. Victor P. Stabile, Superior Court of Pennsylvania
  • Moderator: Linda A. Kerns, Law offices of Linda A. Kerns, LLC
  • Introduction: Matthew Hank, Shareholder, Littler Mendelson PC and President, Philadelphia Lawyers Chapter

Speakers

3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks - "Living the Rule of Law"

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Topics: Constitution • Federalism • State Courts • State Governments
Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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  • Hon. William M. McSwain - U.S. Attorney, Eastern District of Pennsylvania

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4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Closing Reception

2018 Pennsylvania Chapters Conference

Pyramid Club
1735 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

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